By: Sören Schmidt

August 12, 2022 7:17 am

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Help! Saptune says, my system is degraded!

Recently we got again questions about the system state in the output of saptune status, so it's time to talk about it. If everything is fine, you should get an output like this: # saptune status ... system state: running ... But, if not, then you will get: # saptune status ... system state: degraded ... A degraded system […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

September 28, 2021 3:16 pm

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saptune 3 Is on the Horizon

For quite some time we haven't released a new version of saptune. That didn't mean that development has stopped. Far from it! The last months have been busy to finalize the upcoming version 3, which brings new features customers and partners requested. It is currently in our QA and will be available in a few […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

May 6, 2021 3:20 pm

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sapconf 5.0.2 – Now with check tool…

I admit, that the title sounds a bit like a commercial and maybe in a way it is. All supported Service Packs have received the latest sapconf package (5.0.2). It contains some minor bugfixes, but the reason for this blog post is the the newly added check tool. In the past one reason […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

March 18, 2021 10:15 pm

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“March to Milan”: New performance tuning guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on AMD EPYC* 7003 Series processors

On March 15th, AMD released their next generation AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series of processors, known under the code name "Milan" during the development phase. The new processors provide outstanding performance across a wide spectrum of industry standard applications. Whether on bare metal or Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI), they power solutions in the Cloud, […]

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By: Marco Varlese

March 18, 2021 1:30 pm

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Phoeβe, where AI meets Linux

Phoeβe (/ˈfiːbi/) wants to add basic artificial intelligence capabilities to the Linux OS. System-level tuning is a very complex activity, requiring the knowledge and expertise of several, if not all, layers which compose the system itself and how they interact with each other. Quite often, it is required to also have an intimate knowledge […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

August 3, 2020 1:12 pm

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sapconf versus saptune – again

After the blog post about 'sapconf 5' a few hours ago, I was asked by various people: Shall we use 'sapconf 5' instead of 'saptune 2'? Before rumors or confusion spread, let me clarify. In short: If you have 'SUSE Linux Enterprise Server' only 'sapconf' is available. If you have 'SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for […]

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By: Sören Schmidt

August 3, 2020 8:44 am

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sapconf 5 – What has changed?

It is out Last week sapconf 5 turned up in the SLES 15 repositories. SLES 12 will follow shortly. This new version does not rely on tuned anymore, which means some work steps you are used to, are different now. Why did we do that? Tuned was only used for CPU tuning and setting the […]

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By: David Byte

April 6, 2020 5:56 pm

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Tuning the Terabytes for SUSE Enterprise Storage

One of the chief questions I frequently hear and see is, "How do I tune my SUSE Enterprise Storage cluster?"  Well, now I can answer with a link to the SUSE Enterprise Storage Tuning Guide!   This guide is the culmination of efforts I have been working on for more than […]

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By: Meike Chabowski

December 3, 2019 9:34 am

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Epic Performance with New Tuning Guide – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on AMD EPYC* 7002 Series Processors

EPYC is AMD's flagship mainstream server microprocessors and supports 1-way and 2-way multiprocessing. The first generation was originally announced back in May 2017 and replaced the previous Opteron server family with the introduction of the Zen microarchitecture for the mainstream market.   2nd Generation AMD EPYC™ Processors With the second iteration of the EPYC […]

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